Journal of Immunology Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

CD8+ TIL Recruitment May Revert the Association of MAGE A3 with Aggressive Features in Thyroid Tumors

Table 2

Immunohistochemical expression of MAGE A3, according to clinicopathological features of aggressiveness, patient’s outcome, and immunological markers.

Clinicopathological features (%)Quantitative analysis (ACIS)
Median
value

GenderFemale (82)90.1000.0016
Male (18)72.770

EthnicityWhite (96)91.2300.9069
Nonwhite (4)74.480

Age45 years old (58)77.0550.0272
45 years old (42)92.290

Tumor size<2 cm (48)77.5900.6526
2–4 cm (25)83.065
>4 cm (37)95.510

Extrathyroidal invasionYes (56)89.4900.0206
No (44)69.060

CapsulationYes (33)77.5900.9570
No (67)79.650

MultifocalityYes (41)79.7450.3918
No (59)79.120

Metastasis at diagnosisPresent (15)83.0650.9774
Absent (85)79.120

Disease stage (TNM)I (63)77.3250.0107
II (8)93.570
III (12)83.380
IV (17)92.540

OutcomeFree of disease (15)79.8400.3475
Recurrent (85)98.410

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